The victims behind New Haven’s spiking murder rate

2 Oct

The victims behind New Haven’s spiking 2011 murder rate are the subject of a piece today by the New Haven Register‘s William Kaempffer.

With 26 murders so far this year, the city is on track to match some of the most violent years in its history.

After a year of publishing crime scene photos, Kaempffer and the Register’s photo department led by Vern Williams put together a package focusing on the faces of the men, women and children lost to this year’s violence and more on who they were.

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